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'''Ween''' was an American experimental rock band from New Hope, Pennsylvania that formed in 1984. The key members were vocalist and songwriter Gene Ween|Aaron Freeman (a.k.a. Gene Ween) and guitarist Dean Ween|Mickey Melchiondo, Jr. (a.k.a. Dean Ween), and the two performed as a duo backed by a Digital Audio Tape for the band's first ten years of existence before expanding to a four (and later five) piece act. The choice of pseudonyms was inspired by The Ramones, and both members were more commonly referred to by their fans as Gene/Gener or Dean/Deaner than their real names. The band's style was eclectic, and while they could generally be referred to as rock music, one of their defining tendencies has been experimentation with various styles incorporating a strong element of humor and absurdity. Despite being generally unknown in pop music, Ween developed a large, devoted cult following. After a 28-year...
Years active1984 – 2012
GenreAlternative rock, experimental rock, avant-garde, neo-psychedelia, lo-fi music|lo-fi
OriginNew Hope, Pennsylvania, United States|USA
LabelElektra Records|Elektra, Chocodog Records|Chocodog, Sanctuary Records|Sanctuary, Rounder Records|Rounder, Shimmy Disc, Schnitzel Records Ltd.
Past membersDean Ween
Gene Ween
Claude Coleman Jr.|Claude Coleman, Jr.
Dave Dreiwitz
Glenn McClelland
Andrew Weiss (guitarist)|Andrew Weiss
Associated actsMoistboyz, Freeman (band)|Freeman, Z-Rock Hawaii, Dean Ween|The Dean Ween Group, Gene Ween|Gene Ween Band, The Jimmy Wilson Group, Skunk (band)|Skunk, Regressive Aid
Website{{URL|http://ween.com}}
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